2 May 2013

**GRAMMAR QUESTION, May 2nd, 2013**

Correct the errors in the following sentence:
There were a lot of applauses at the oscars; and they had rose most when the winner of the best movie had been announced and them receiving the direct was going to the stage as quick as possible.

There are many possible answers--many possible bonus points!

6 comments:

Peggy Ronning said...

Ther had been a lot of applause from the spectators during the Oscars, and they had risen most after the winner of the best movie had been announced. The recipients of the award had gone to the stage as quickly as was possible.

Veronica Baig said...

PEGGY: Close--think about 'they'; what does it refer to?

Peggy Ronning said...

There had been a lot of applause from the audience during the Oscars, and the audience had risen most after the winner of the best movie was announced. The recipients of the award had gone to the stage as quickly as possible.

Katherine said...

Katherine ENG 140
There were a lot of applauses at the Oscars and the applauses raised most when the winner of the best movie had been announced. The recipients receiving the award moved quick as possible in the direction of the stage.

Veronica Baig said...

PEGGY: Thank you:-)
KATHERINE: Almost--you have a problem with a noun-count noun that you are treating as a plural;-)Also check verb form.

KennethENGL140 said...

There had been a lot of applause at the Oscars, but the audience rose and applauded more when the winner of the best movie had been announced. The recipient was directed towards the stage as quick as possible.